|Vietnam's Politburo member Le Hong Anh receives Mozambique's Minister of Agriculture Jose Pachecon in Ha Noi. —VNA/VNS photo
HA NOI (VNS)— Mozambique's Minister of Agriculture, Jose Pacheco, has expressed his wish to work with Viet Nam in the fields of agriculture and food security.
During a meeting in Ha Noi yesterday with Le Hong Anh, a permanent member of the Party's Central Committe Secretariat, Pacheco briefed his host on his country's current agricultural situation and spoke of potential projects between the two countries.
Pacheco, who is also Secretary of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) Central Committee, voiced his hope to further strengthen co-operation between the two countries, especially in economics, trade and investment.
Lauding Pacheco and his delegation's visit, Anh congratulated the guest on the success of the FRELIMO 10th Congress, and expressed his belief that with resolutions passed during the event, Mozambique's people will reap further achievements in national development.
Pacheco also met earlier during the day with Deputy Chairman of the Ha Noi People's Committee Nguyen Van Suu, who announced that Ha Noi would allocate VND 10 billion (US$500,000) this year to help support Mozambique in technology transfer for new rice varieties. — VNS